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2020; launch of new chapter in VW history

2020; launch of new chapter in VW history

TEHRAN, Aug. 30 (Press Shia Agency) – Environmentally friendly vehicles are highly under spotlight in these years as the global climate change is winning the concerns of the public opinion across the globe.Environmental health is a top priority for today's societies, and the world's top car makers have also come up with a massive supply of electric cars, to meet this need. Most automobile...

Slow Walking Pace Is Good Predictor of Heart-Related Deaths

Slow Walking Pace Is Good Predictor of Heart-Related Deaths

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Study suggests that middle-aged people who report that they are slow walkers could be at higher risk of heart disease compared to the general population. A team of researchers at the NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre, UK -- a partnership between Leicester's Hospitals, the University of Leicester and Loughborough University -- has concluded that middle-aged...

ITU head voices support to Iran ICT Ministry

ITU head voices support to Iran ICT Ministry

TEHRAN, Aug. 30 (Press Shia Agency) – The head of International Telecommunication Union has congratulated Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi on being appointed as the Minister of Communication and Information Technology of Iran.Houlin Zhao, the head of International Telecommunication Union (ITU), has expressed his support in a letter addressed to Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi and wished him success...

Iran sole ME country to produce whole-cell vaccines

Iran sole ME country to produce whole-cell vaccines

TEHRAN, Aug. 30 (Press Shia Agency) – The former head of Pasteur Institute Research Unit in France hailed Iran as the only country in the Middle East that can successfully produce whole-cell vaccines.“There are two methods to treat pertussis. In countries like the US and France, acellular vaccines are utilized to treat this disease, but in other countries including Iran pertussis is...

Royan intl. twin congress kicks off in Tehran

Royan intl. twin congress kicks off in Tehran

TEHRAN, Aug. 30 (Press Shia Agency) – Royan International Twin Congress on Reproductive Biomedicine and Stem Cells Biology & Technology has kicked off Wed. in Tehran with researchers from 45 countries in attendance.The two joint events organized by Royan Research Institute include the 18th Congress on Reproductive Biomedicine and 13th Congress on Stem Cell Biology and Technology...

Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Can Inhibit Muscle Growth

Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Can Inhibit Muscle Growth

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - The long-term use of over-the-counter (OTC) anti-inflammatory drugs can inhibit muscle growth in young, healthy individuals engaging in weight training, according to a new study. The long-term use of over-the-counter (OTC) anti-inflammatory drugs can inhibit muscle growth in young, healthy individuals engaging in weight training, according to a new study from Karolinska...

Infertile women more depressed than infertile men

Infertile women more depressed than infertile men

TEHRAN, Aug. 29 (Press Shia) – Results of a recent study conducted by Iranian researchers at Royan Institute show that men who cannot have children are more optimistic than infertile women.Researchers at Royan Research Institute have studied the relation between infertility and hopefulness among infertile men and women. The results of their studies show that men who cannot have children are...

Iranian researchers’ chip makes internet faster than ever

Iranian researchers’ chip makes internet faster than ever

TEHRAN, Aug. 28 (Press Shia Agency) – Two Iranian researchers at the University of California, Davis, have developed a high-frequency electronic chip potentially capable of transmitting tens of gigabits of data per second.According to phys, two Iranian engineers at the University of California, Davis , have developed a novel, high-frequency electronic chip potentially capable of transmitting...

High Salt Intake Associated with Doubled Risk of Heart failure

High Salt Intake Associated with Doubled Risk of Heart failure

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – High salt intake is associated with a doubled risk of heart failure, according to a 12-year study in more than 4,000 people. High salt intake is associated with a doubled risk of heart failure, according to a 12-year study in more than 4,000 people presented  at ESC (European Society of Cardiology) Congress."High salt (sodium chloride) intake is one of the major...

Heart Hormones Protect against Obesity, Insulin Resistance

Heart Hormones Protect against Obesity, Insulin Resistance

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - By fleshing out how one signaling receptor contributes to causing obesity through its activity in fatty tissue but not in muscle cells, scientists have zeroed in on an important new avenue of exploration for combating metabolic disease. More than one-third of American adults are considered to be obese, which dramatically increases their risk for developing type 2 diabetes,...